Internal Audit Associate (Semi-Senior)
  • Job title:Internal Audit Associate (Semi-Senior)
  • Location:Durham
  • Job Level:Associate
  • Business Area:Business Risk & Assurance
  • Contract Type:Permanent
  • Ref number:AZ01577

Internal Audit & Assurance, Audit, Assurance, Senior Associate, Internal Audit

This position could be based in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Durham or Manchester.

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Do you want to be part of an international family whose vision is "To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day"? If yes, then you could be our next investment! At Azets, you're in control of your career and with our support this will make us even stronger, together.

Our motto when it comes to career development is "Your Journey, Your Voice, Your Success".

Azets is an award-winning leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisers operating across the UK and the Nordics. We are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across over 80 offices in the UK alone. We have seen dramatic growth in recent years which has made us the 9th largest accountancy firm in the UK, and we are over the moon to have been awarded Accountancy Firm of the Year in the FD Excellence Survey 2020. As a result of this growth, we are now looking to invest in our skills set even further!

To get the job that you'll love

For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees is what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can not only collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions. We're looking for someone who wants to join a family of like-minded individuals and be more than just a team member.

As part of your role as an Internal Audit Associate you will assist with the internal audit of a range of clients including some of the largest Public Sector organisations in Scotland.  You will be responsible for undertaking testing, reporting findings and presenting those to clients.   As your confidence grows so will your project management skills as you work to meet deadlines and budget constraints for clients.

In terms of qualifications, we want to ensure we are offering the best service to our customers and the same goes for our people. As an Audit Associate we will support you with your existing studies whether that is with the IIA, ICAS or ACCA.  We will provide you full study support including paid study leave, mentorship and coaching as we support you all the way on your journey to becoming a qualified internal auditor in the future.

In terms of experience, we are open to considering candidates from a variety of different backgrounds. We are looking to speak with someone that is part-qualified and has experience working in accountancy with a keen interest in pursuing a career in internal audit. 

A note from the Hiring Manager

"You will be joining a dynamic team that is focused on delivering exceptional value to our clients. We are the biggest provider of internal audit services to the public sector in Scotland and are looking to grow our team to support our plans to grow the firm. This is a great opportunity to develop your career as we continue to grow our business"

What's in it for you?

  • 33 days annual leave (31 for Students with study package and 38 for Partners) inc. bank holidays
  • Birthday Day off
  • Lead Incentive Scheme (applicable to up to and including Associate Director level)
           -We offer generous financial rewards for helping Azets to grow our new client portfolio.
  • Reimbursement of one professional subscription each year
  • Private Medical Cover (applicable to Director/Partner level)
  • Enhanced Parental + Family leave - We want Azets to be a place where you can combine both a career and a family so those going on Maternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 3 months and 50% pay for the next 3 months, those going on Paternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 2 weeks  (both subject to eligibility) and our Adoption Leave policy follows the same arrangements.
  • Flexible Working - Azets understand that as with any family, we all work in different ways and need flexibility within our working day and therefore we operate a flexible working policy.
  • Life Assurance - 4 times salary
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Benefits Portal
  • Access to our YuLife wellbeing app – Includes EAP, 24/7 GP access, retail vouchers and discounts, free digital will writing, discounted gym memberships etc.
  • Pension
  • Paid sick leave
  • Career Coaching
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program - For you and your family.
  • Dress for your day
  • Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities and Study Support

Our values are our motivation

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We're looking for people who also believe in these drivers as we work together to achieve success for both our colleagues and our clients alike. As a business, we believe we are stronger together. We share knowledge, ask for help and empower each other to achieve more collectively. We are open-minded and value everyone’s contribution, embracing our differences and fostering a culture of trust and inclusion. We look for people who adapt quickly to change, finding smart ways to deliver the best results and remain one step ahead. Does this sound like you?

Why join the Azets family?

The relationship that we have with our colleagues is of the upmost importance to us as a business. Your voice is important to us. Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that our clients expect is key to both our and your success.

We offer training and development opportunities to all employees and nurture talent from all backgrounds. This helps us to grow our own and bring out the very best in people.

 

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